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About Dr. Clifford Gunthel
Dr. Clifford Gunthel, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Atlanta, GA. He has 28 years of experience. His specialties include Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology and Hematology. Dr. Gunthel is affiliated with Emory University Hospital, Emory University Hospital Midtown and Grady Memorial Hospital. He speaks English.
Dr. Clifford Gunthel has the following 4 specialties
- Infectious Disease
An infectious disease specialist has specialized training in the diagnosis and treatment of contagious diseases.
Infectious diseases, also known as contagious or transmissible diseases, are those that stem from pathogen from a host organism. These infections may spread to other carriers through physical touch, airborne inhalation, bodily fluids or contaminated foods.
Infectious disease specialists identify whether the disease is caused by bacteria, a virus, a fungus or a parasite often through blood tests and then determine what course of treatment, if any, is necessary.
- Internal Medicine
An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.
- Medical Oncology
Think of an oncologist as your main physician for cancer care. After being diagnosed, you’ll meet regularly with an oncologist to explore and manage your treatment options, as well as monitor your condition throughout the process. Medical oncologists are extremely knowledgeable in various types of cancer treatment and can recommend the right method for the type and stage of cancer you’re facing.
They may also refer you to additional specialists throughout your care, but they will always be your home base for questions and support. It’s also worth mentioning that medical oncologists deal mostly with solid tumors while hematologists specialize in cancers that involve blood disorders, such as leukemia.
A hematology specialist is an expert in disorders of the blood, the blood forming organs and bone marrow. These doctors diagnose, treat and work to prevent diseases that affect the production of blood and its components, as well as the ability of the blood to perform its many functions, such as coagulation and carrying oxygen to the lungs and tissue.
Hematologists diagnose and treat blood disorders, such as anemia, hemophilia, leukemia, sickle cell anemia, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.
Depending on the condition, hematology specialists may treat a patient with a blood transfusion, stem cell transplantation, bone marrow transplant, radiotherapy, anticoagulation therapy or medication.
Dr. Clifford Gunthel has the following 9 expertise
- Acute Myeloid Leukemia
- Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
- Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia
- Deep Vein Thrombosis
- HIV Infections
- Hepatitis C
- Kaposi Sarcoma
Dr. Clifford Gunthel has 3 board certified specialties
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Dr. Clifford Gunthel is Board Certified in 3 specialties
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Dr. Gunthel is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Emory University Hospital
Emory University Hospital Midtown
Grady Memorial Hospital
Grady Health Systems
Wesley Woods Geriatric Hospital
Emory University School of Medicine
28 Years Experience
Emory University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1985
Dr. Clifford Gunthel accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
Locations & DirectionsPonce De Leon Center, 341 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA
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